Trees and shrubs

Majestic towering trees compete with emblematic shrubs to decorate gardens throughout the year. Stupendous flower-bearing, fragrance-releasing bushes will fit right into any garden and even squeeze onto balconies, decks and terraces to provide nice landscaping features, bird housing and the occasional luscious fruit or off-hand remedy! These pages will share everything on how to plant and what to expect from your shrubs and trees.

Three surprising trees

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Soap bush, variations in blue

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Having blue flowers in the garden is rather uncommon. One of the advantages of… Read more

Lime tree or basswood: elegant and productive

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Lime, apart from the usage that is made of its flowers in infusions, is… Read more

Spindle: very ornamental leaves

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Spindle hosts a unique and very ornamental leafage. Care, from planting to pruning, will… Read more

Yew: a hedge and topiary tree

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Common yew is know as a wonderful hedge conifer. Its evergreen foliage is very… Read more

Thuja: a true hedge conifer

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Thuja isn’t the most elegant conifer, nor is it a hedge shrub that is… Read more

Choisya ternata: superb blooming

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Choisya ternata is a marvelous flower shrub at the beginning of spring with its… Read more

Olive trees: the Mediterranean comes to the garden

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Olive trees, both potted and planted in the ground, are certainly a kind of… Read more

Eucalyptus: a tree full of health benefits

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Aside from its visual appeal, eucalyptus is a tree that has been credited with… Read more

Mistletoe: the druid’s mysterious herb

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Mistletoe, or Viscum album, is a plant classed as a parasite for many species… Read more

American black elderberry: the Canadian elder

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American black elder is a beautiful flower shrub noted for its edible fruits that… Read more

Osmanthus: beautiful fragrant blooming

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Osmanthus blooms and shares its jasmine-like fragrance right from the beginning of spring. Read more

Hornbeam: a very beautiful tree

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Hornbeam or blue-beech is a common tree in our forests, and it also appears… Read more

Horse chestnut tree

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Name: Aesculus hippocastanum Family: Spindaceae Type: Tree Height: 50 to 150 feet (15 to 45 meters) Exposure: full sun Soil: rich… Read more

Mulberry tree: a great tree for shade in the summer

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The mulberry tree is a beautiful tree, both for the leaves themselves and for… Read more

Snowball: nice spring flowerballs

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Snowball viburnum or guelder-rose is a very beautiful shrub, much appreciated in our gardens… Read more

Common myrtle: abundant fragrant flowers

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Common myrtle is a small, original, flower-bearing and very ornamental shrub. Many find it… Read more

Photinia: magnificent leaves

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Photinia stand out with their scarlet and red-colored leaves. Read more

Evergreen oak: a beautiful evergreen tree

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Evergreen oak is one of today’s trendy trees, appreciated for its evergreen leafage and… Read more

Grevillea: superb flower shrub

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Grevillea junipera is a beautiful spring-blooming shrub, that is easy to grow in garden… Read more

Flower bearing trees: top 5 trees for flowers

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They catch the eye along streets and in parks and gardens. Learn how to… Read more

New year’s plants

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Which ornamental shrubs are rooted in history and culture, traditionally planted in the garden… Read more

Lilac: a shrub of great beauty

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Lilac blooms and shares its fragrance right at the beginning of spring, which makes… Read more

Cape mallows: all the tips for caring for them

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Cape mallows are beautiful shrubs that flower in the spring. They deserve a prominent… Read more

Olive trees, even in the North!

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Olive trees in the North? Yes, you can do it! A single thing matters:… Read more

Ginkgo biloba, superb in any season

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The Ginkgo biloba or silver apricot is a very ornamental tree thanks to the… Read more

Camellia: a profusion of flowers

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Camellias are among the most beautiful flower shrubs thanks to their magnificent blooming season,… Read more

Tamarisk: a very easy shrub

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Tamarisk is a spring-blooming or summer-blooming shrub that is well known for its pale… Read more

Bamboo: very trendy plants

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Bamboo is a beautiful modern evergreen shrub, but if unchecked, it may spread uncontrollably. Read more

Forsythia: gold in spring

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Forsythia is truly marvelous in spring thanks to its magnificent golden flowers. Read more

Gorse: superb flower shrub

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Gorse is a fantastic shrub with abundant and bright blooming. Read more